Pipe Chatter with No Water Flow
Posted by Archie on January 19, 2004 at 01:34:45:
Over the last few days, we have had our copper water-pipes chattering whenever there is no water flowing in our house. If we open any faucet in the house and allow a small stream of water, the chattering stops. Once all water stops flowing, the chatter sets up again within 1-10 seconds. The vibration carries throughout the system, so it's difficult to identify the cause. Someone suggested to us that this might be caused by debris caught in the pressure-reducing valve. Does this sound possible?

Thanks,
Archie


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